Being an incest offender makes one much more likely to be assessed as low-risk to recidivate based on the existing actuarial risk assessment instruments. The information collected about the youth during the intake is sent to the community or probation worker when the youth is released from custody.
This subgroup showed a similar profile on erotic preference testing and the results are reported in Table 5. The following are recommended:. We were not informed of any ongoing research pertaining to youth risk and needs assessment practices.
The territory is contemplating instituting a mandatory six-month review. Treatment and Program Development The organization and holding of a federal consultation designed to bring together members of the criminal justice and helping professions to develop a multi-disciplinary, multi-ministerial response to adolescent sex offending and sexually intrusive children.
Sexual offenses committed by adolescents are underreported. Unfortunately, we do not appear to fully appreciate this fact. Treating offenders at an age when they have been shown to be treatable can have the greatest impact on prevention.
Youth workers attend a one-day training session. Clelland, J. According to their theory, fixated sexual offenders are a group whose primary sexual attraction is toward children. Harsh Reality of the Young Offenders Act An exploration of the practice of notifying communities of the release of potentially dangerous individuals.
A description of the concept of restorative justice.
McConaghy, N. The information collected about the youth during the intake is sent to the community or probation worker when the youth is released from custody. A number of recommendations are suggested for improving our collective response to concerns regarding adolescent sexual offending.
Treatment is less costly in human and financial terms in the early stages of the life of an offender rather than in the later stages.